Tag: Cecile Richards

Planned Parenthood Prez Pleads With Voters to Stop AHCA

Thursday, after the House of Representatives passed the revised version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards released a video on Twitter pleading with voters to call their senators to stop the bill. Calling it

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Planned Parenthood Pres Richards: Quit the Abortion ‘Hysteria’

Friday in an interview with Buzzfeed News, the president of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards said that people need to “quit the hysteria” over the abortion debate because “it harms women.” Richards said, “The heated rhetoric around Planned Parenthood, around abortion

Planned Parenthood Asks Judge to Block Medicaid Cuts by Texas

Lawyers for Planned Parenthood filed an application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction late Friday night asking the judge in the litigation over Medicaid cuts to prevent Texas from defunding Medicaid to the abortion provider. Officials in Texas took action after gruesome videos filmed at various Planned Parenthood facilities, including the mega-abortion facility in Houston, Texas were released.